Visitors to national parks and reserves dramatically alters animals’ behaviour negatively

Tourist vehicles near a tiger at Sariska Tiger Reserve

A new American study undermines the whole concept of wildlife reserves and national parks. The suggestion is that humans should be barred completely from wildlife reserves including tiger reserves in India. If people are serious about wildlife conservation it is time to leave wildlife alone. I’m going to refer to a couple of studies, …

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The Bengal tiger is mismanaged

  There is no doubt that the Bengal tiger is mismanaged despite the best of intentions. Or worse, is the mismanagement deliberate? The Bengal tiger occupies India and India has at least two high profile conservation organisations: Wildlife Institute of India (WII) at Dehra Dun set up in 1982 Project Tiger was incorporated in …

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